Acadia Senior College

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A Look at French Impressionism and its Historical Antecedents

Mary Burnard

St. Saviour's Episcopal Church, 41 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor
Avant Garde French Impressionist paintings of the 19th century provided the basis for all contemporary color theory, and subject matter. Today the painters are world famous, their work is treasured by museums and patrons alike and commands prices in the millions of dollars for collectors. Students who are looking to strengthen their understanding of art history and color theory will be interested in this course.
About the instructor

Mary Burnard was admitted to the Ph.D. program at Ohio State University for her work in writing, producing and directing plays for children and young adults. She has also performed “on the boards” acting and singing, and “in the pit” as a flutist. In addition, she has sung in church choirs and symphony choruses for many years. The course will include scholarship to illuminate this historically rich subject.

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